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  • The Witness Wore Red

    The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice

    by Rebecca Musser and 1 more

    Rebecca Musser grew up in fear, concealing her family's polygamous lifestyle from the "dangerous" outside world. Covered head-to-toe in strict, modest clothing, she received a rigorous education at Alta Academy, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' school headed by Warren Jeffs. Always seeking to be an obedient Priesthood girl, in her teens she became the nineteenth wife ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Black Flags

    The Rise of ISIS

    by Joby Warrick

    **WINNER of the PULITZER PRIZE for NON-FICTION 2016**In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's greatest threat.When the government of Jordan granted amnesty to a group of political prisoners in 1999, it little realized that among them ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Radical

    My Journey from Islamist Extremism to a Democratic Awakening

    by Maajid Nawaz

    Born and raised in Essex, Maajid Nawaz was recruited into politicised Islam as a teenager. Abandoning his love of hip hop music, graffiti and girls, he was recruited into Hizb ut-Tahrir (the Liberation Party) where he played a leading and international role in the shaping and dissemination of an aggressive anti-West narrative. While studying for his Arabic and law degree, he travelled around the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fields of Blood

    Religion and the History of Violence

    by Karen Armstrong

    It is the most persistent myth of our time: religion is the cause of all violence. But history suggests otherwise. Karen Armstrong, former Roman Catholic nun and one of our foremost scholars of religion, speaks out to disprove the link between religion and bloodshed.* Religion is as old as humanity: Fields of Blood goes back to the Stone Age hunter-gatherers and traces religion through the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Terror in the Name of God

    Why Religious Militants Kill

    by Jessica Stern

    For four years, Jessica Stern interviewed extremist members of three religions around the world: Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Traveling extensively—to refugee camps in Lebanon, to religious schools in Pakistan, to prisons in Amman, Asqelon, and Pensacola—she discovered that the Islamic jihadi in the mountains of Pakistan and the Christian fundamentalist bomber in Oklahoma have much in common ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Power of Polygamy

    a/k/a/ Inside the World of Warren Jeffs Revised Edition

    by Dr. Carole A. Western

    There are many Polygamist cults in North America with different doctrines, and only one overriding belief in common which is to marry very young girls to very old men and throw away the young men. Young men who are competing for wives of their own. Education is only to 6th grade and for girls it is optional. Depraved behavior, incest and suffering is a way of life, so is lack of food and housing. ... Read more

    $10.74 AUD

  • Perilous Power:The Middle East and U.S. Foreign Policy

    Dialogues on Terror, Democracy, War, and Justice

    by Gilbert Achcar and 2 more

    The volatile Middle East is a region of vast resources, frequent crises and long-standing conflicts, as well as a major source of international tensions and a key site of direct US intervention.Noam Chomsky, the preeminent critic on US foreign policy, and Gilbert Achcar, a leading Middle East specialist, bring a keen understanding of the Middle East and the role of the US, covering such key topics ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Islamist

    Why I Joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I Saw Inside and Why I Left

    by Ed Husain

    When I was sixteen I became an Islamic fundamentalist. Five years later, after much emotional turmoil, I rejected fundamentalist teachings and returned to normal life and my family. I tried to put my experiences behind me, but as the events of 7/7 unfolded it became clear to me that Islamist groups pose a threat to this country that we - Muslims and non-Muslims alike - do not yet understand.Why ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Not in God's Name

    Confronting Religious Violence

    by Jonathan Sacks

    Despite predictions of continuing secularisation, the twenty-first century has witnessed a surge of religious extremism and violence in the name of God.In this powerful and timely book, Jonathan Sacks explores the roots of violence and its relationship to religion, focusing on the historic tensions between the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.Drawing on arguments from ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Leaving the Fold

    by Marlene Winell

    This book by psychologist Marlene Winell provides valuable insights into the dangers of religious indoctrination and outlines what therapists and victims can do to reclaim a healthier human spirit.... Both former believers searching for a new beginning and those just starting to subject their faith to the requirements of simple common sense, if not analytical reason, may find valuable assistance ... Read more

    $14.04 AUD

  • The Shape of the Beast

    by Arundhati Roy

    The Shape of the Beast is our world laid bare by a mind that has consistently and unhesitatingly engaged with its changing realities and often anticipated the way things have moved in the last decade.In the fourteen interviews collected here, conducted between January 2001 and March 2008, Arundhati Roy examines the nature of state and corporate power as it has emerged during this period, and the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Islamic Enlightenment

    The Modern Struggle Between Faith and Reason

    by Christopher de Bellaigue

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2017'An eye-opening, well-written and very timely book' Yuval Noah Harari**'The best sort of book for our disordered days: timely, urgent and illuminating' Pankaj Mishra'It strikes a blow…for common humanity' Sunday Times**The Muslim world has often been accused of a failure to modernise and adapt. Yet in this sweeping narrative and provocative retelling ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Refusing the Veil

    (Provocations)

    by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

    This topic divides people - and it will divide readers of this book too. Many Muslims worldwide either support or adopt religious veiling, and those who argue against it are often criticised, or worse. But, according to Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, the veil throws up a number of concerns, from questions of health and freedom of choice to issues of gender and personal identity. She argues that veiling ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • The Way of the Strangers

    Encounters with the Islamic State

    by Graeme Wood

    A radical rethinking of what ISIS is and what it really wantsFrom Graeme Wood, author of the explosive Atlantic cover story "What ISIS Really Wants," comes the definitive book on the history, psychology, character, and aims of the Islamic State. Based on Wood's unprecedented access to supporters, recruiters, and high-ranking members of the most infamous jihadist group in the world, The Way of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Woven

    A Faith for the Dissatisfied

    by Joel McKerrow

    ‘This book is about Jesus. It is about my journey toward Jesus. Which may sound strange to some of you, but it is true. It is a journey of losing a Jesus that was too small and looked way too much like me, to a Jesus that began to mesmerise me. A Jesus calling me to something much grander and more holistic and more inclusive than I had thought possible. A Jesus who was drawing me into the true and ... Read more

    $19.79 AUD

  • Talking to the Enemy

    Violent Extremism, Sacred Values, and What it Means to Be Human

    by Scott Atran

    Talking to the Enemy is an intellectually and personally courageous exploration of one of the most contentious issues of modern times.Scott Atran has spent years talking to terrorists - from Gaza and Afghanistan, to Indonesia and Europe - in order to help us understand and mitigate the rise of religious violence. Here he argues persuasively that we need to consider terrorists' close relationships, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Dear Zealots

    Letters from a Divided Land

    by Amos Oz

    ‘His parting shot at opposing the storm of fanaticism breaking over our times’ Financial TimesDear Zealots is an essential collection of three essays written out of a sense of urgency, concern, and a belief that a better future is still possible. It touches on the universal nature of fanaticism and its possible cures; the Jewish roots of humanism and the need for a secular pride in Israel; and the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Radicals

    by Jamie Bartlett

    From the creator of hit podcast The Missing Cryptoqueen______________________________'Thoughtful and intelligent' Observer'Inside the anti-political revolt that gave us Brexit and Trump' Evening Standard'Fascinating... Excellent' Literary Review'Must read … A radical odyssey' Daily MailIn the la... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Islam Beyond the Violent Jihadis

    An Optimistic Muslim Speaks

    by Ziauddin Sardar

    series Provocations #9
    Islam has been corrupted. A virulent strain of the religion manifests itself in bloodthirsty mutations such as Boko Haram in Nigeria and the terrifying spectre of ISIS. But behind the atrocities and turmoil lie many different versions and visions of Islam, each struggling to survive in a rapidly changing world.Ziauddin Sardar, with inimitable wit and intelligence, chronicles the diversity and ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Unafraid

    Moving Beyond Fear-Based Faith

    by Benjamin L. Corey

    The creator of the popular Formerly Fundie blog on Patheos explains how the "American Christianity" we are currently taught is actually a fear-saturated distortion of biblical faith.Benjamin L. Corey thought he was suffering a crisis of faith, but it turned out to be a spiritual awakening.Corey became aware that the constant fear of hell and judgment that defined his Christian faith was out of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Be Happy Attitudes

    Eight Positive Attitudes that can Transform Your Life

    by Robert H. Schuller

    In a society of quick fixes and instant gratification, it seems as though true happiness is always just around the next bend. But the "happiness" of the world will never offer the wholeness that makes one content and satisfied. Dr. Robert Schuller believes the answer to this cycle of disappointment, frustration, and regret can be found in one of the most famous passages in scripture - Jesus' ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Undercover Muslim

    A Journey into Yemen

    by Theo Padnos

    In December 2009 the US government launched an air strike against the tiny Yemeni village of al-Majalah where al-Qaeda militants were believed to be in hiding. A second attack a week later targeted the prominent religious leader Anwar Awlaki. He escaped unharmed but many villagers were killed. These two strikes were intended to set back al-Qaeda's operations in Yemen but, within 24 hours, Umar ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism

    by Mohammad Hassan Khalil

    Is Islam fundamentally violent? For influential New Atheists such as Sam Harris, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and Richard Dawkins, the answer is an emphatic yes, largely because of the Islamic doctrine of jihad. According to this view, when al-Qaeda plotted 9/11 or ISIS planned any one of its recent terrorist attacks, they were acting in accord with Islamic scripture. Jihad, Radicalism, and the New Atheism ... Read more

    $26.17 AUD

  • Srebrenica. The days of shame

    by Luca Leone and 1 more

    series Inediti in e-book
    Srebrenica represents a dark and painful chapter in late twentieth-century European history. Here, a still unknown number of Bosnian Muslim citizens were tortured and killed in July 1995. About 8.500 deaths have so far been confirmed, but survivors say 10.701 people died as a result of the blind and racist violence of the Bosnian Serb army led by Ratko Mladic’ and mainly Serb paramilitary forces, ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD